Happy by Marla Braziel
Approx. 2,290 words.
Published on May 15, 2012.
Imagine being born in captivity with a crippling disability. Your life is in the hands of alien creatures that provide sustenance and affection. How much does your happiness mean?
***WARNING*** Despite the title, this is a very sad story. Do not read if you do not want to cry.
Please also note that Happy is a short story, approximately 7 pages in length and just over 2,100 words.